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Teacher hopes poignant song will help stem the tide of suicide
A teacher at a city secondary school has released a CD in response to what he terms the “awful tragedy that is suicide”.
Winnie’s show to open in Headford next week
Eilish O'Carroll, sister of Brendan O'Carroll and star of Mrs Brown’s Boys, has written a one-woman play based on her own life, and it opens in Headford next week.
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Bec Hill - all aboard for ‘Time Fun’ and paper puppets
“I JUST like anything fun and colourful. My favourite jumper right now is a huge woollen one which says ‘Time Fun’ on it. Not ‘Fun Time’ or ‘Time for Fun’, just ‘Time Fun’.”
Eighty years of Jes rowing
Maurice Semple’s book Reflections on Lough Corrib has a very good section on the history of rowing on the river and lake. The first clubs were formed in the mid 19th century, and competitive rowing has been a feature of Galway life since. A number of pupils in Coláiste Iognáid came together in October 1934 to ask the school if it would consider setting up a Jes Rowing Club. Happily, it did, and thus began a history of great achievement which continues to the present day.
Athlone students bound for Boston with Junk Kouture
Athlone students Ruth Gallagher and Aoife Mannion are jetting off to the States to showcase the artistic talents of Ireland’s fashion forward teenagers as part of Junk Kouture.
Grammy nominated Chapman for Royal Theatre
Known as the Carole King of our generation, and for good reason, Beth Nielsen Chapman is a singer and songwriter extraordinaire.
Remembering The Great War’s fallen Irish through art
THE CENTENARY of the First World War has prompted many commemorations of, and fresh reflections on, that vast and cataclysmic conflict. Here in Ireland it has occasioned a reclaiming of the history of the many thousands of Irishmen who served and died in the war and whose stories had largely been erased from official memory until recent years.
Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering
A VARIETY of writers, working in different disciplines and styles, will read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Nuns Island Theatre on Friday September 12 at 8pm.